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actually opening the door. >>> and right now in the nation's capital, work continues for president obama's inauguration in the nation's mall. the national mall being transformed to america's stage. where president obama will take his oath on monday. you can see the stand-ins for the president and first lady there. authorities securing that parade route. a total of more than 800,000 expected to attend this year, and the secret service promising better crowd management this time around. if you recall four years ago, thousands stuck in a tunnel and didn't get to see him being sworn in. preparations are continuing and president obama busy writing a speech. >> i have seen yellow pads filled with writing. >> i don't think he should turn this into a partisan speech, and i think he helps himself when he holds the high ground. >> president obama and vice president joe biden will take the oaths privately sunday and take the public oath in front of the nation on monday. >>> a handful of lucky students from the bay area enjoying the honor of attending monday's presidential inauguration. students wit
of congress. in washington, danielle lee, nbc news. >>> just as president obama announces his plans to curb gun violence a new ad is released from the national rifle association and the white house isn't happy. the ad makes reference to the security of president obama's daughters by asking, quote, are the president's kids more important than yours? white house press secretary jay carney calls it repugnant and cowardly saying most americans agree that a president's children should not be used as pawns in a political fight. the nra is fighting back with its own statement saying, quote, whoever thinks this ad is about preside president obama's daughters are missing the subject. this ad is about keeping our children safe. >>> police in marin county collected more than 800 guns during buyback programs yesterday. people surrendered 827 guns. organizers say each person receives 1 $100 to $200 per firearm. the weapons were collected. no questions asked. police didn't investigate anyone turning in a gun. a second buy-back event will be held next monday on the martin luther king holiday in san rafael
is a victim of the prank. >>> today marks president obama's first full workday of his second tomorrow. >> there is a lot of work ahead before getting back to the multiple agendas on capitol hill, the morning starts with prayer and song at the washington national kcathedral. the president and vice president taking part in the traditional post inaugural prayer service. this one is a long time tradition dating all the way back to the days of george washington's presidency. turnout for yesterday's presidential inauguration actually exceeding the expectations. organizers say an estimated 1 million people were on the national mall as the president was sworn in. they had predicted the number would be closer to 800,000. if you recall, about 1.8 million people attended president obama's first inauguration in 2009. >>> and today marks the 40th anniversary of roe versus wade. the 1974 supreme court decision that established a right to abortion. four decades later, a new poll finds the majority of people support legalized abortion. according to the poll, a whopping 70% say roe v. wade should not
of making them come to the table. that's simply won't work. >> reporter: president obama's also working on new rules to regulate guns. vice president biden delivered his recommendation a day early and p told lawmakers the president has 19 different options that don't involve congress. the president's final plan is due out at the end of the week. from washington, i'm tracie potts. back to you. >>> check back in with meteorologist christine loren who says it's still very cold but we have a asunny outlook forecast. >> we do. it just gets better as the days go on. always that's the case as you get closer to the weekend. but what i can tell you is i've been studying these models for the past 2 1/2 hours and everything is boding well for temperatures to be near records as we get into the weekend. now, i want you to notice these high clouds streaming in. that will be the case from time to time throughout the day today. that's going to help for a more mild start tomorrow. we'll get a little blanket in trapping in the warmth we accumulate today. already in the 40s, 50s in sunny vale, 51, 46 in s
hearing in this case is set for april. >>> president obama now launching a campaign-style tour today backing his new gun control proposals. he's published an op-ed in connecticut newspapers pitching the more than $500 million plan. the president says he wants universal background checks, more research on mental health, and a thousand new school police officers and counselors. he's also asking congress to enact a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity manage magazines. harry reid says they will likely take up gun control early this year. >>> and a controversial gun proposal in san jose. the city council will decide whether to require owners of assault weapons to store their guns at the police department. gun owners would have to give a reasonable explanation as to why they want to take their gun out of police storage and would have to let officers know when they plan to return it. a san jose lawyer drafted the proposed ordinance and then submitted the plan to the city's rules and open government committee. that committee will take up the issue next wednesday, because the mayor right
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